Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO amid Facebook data leak uproar

Business Insider | 3/20/2018 | Eliza Relman
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The CEO of Cambridge Analytica, the political-research company at the center of a massive Facebook-data scandal, was suspended on Tuesday.

The company's board said CEO Alexander Nix would remain suspended pending a "full, independent investigation" of his involvement in allegedly entrapping politicians.

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The CEO of Cambridge Analytica, the political-research company at the center of a massive Facebook-data scandal, was suspended on Tuesday.

CEO Alexander Nix was secretly filmed offering shadowy services to entrap politicians.

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"Mr. Nix's recent comments secretly recorded by Channel 4 and other allegations do not represent the values or operations of the firm and his suspension reflects the seriousness with which we view this violation," the board wrote in a Tuesday statement.

An undercover Channel 4 News reporter filmed Nix and his colleagues over four meetings from November to January. The journalist posed as a...
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